MSN Concentrations

Advanced Clinical Nursing Concetration

Nursing: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N.

*This is a Campus-based Program

These advanced practice registered nurses are prepared to function as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP).  Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners provide evidence-based care to acutely ill adults with urgent and emergent complex health issues and critically ill adults with life-threatening, rapidly changing physiological and pathophysiological conditions.

Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan, M.S.N.

*This is a Campus-based Program

This concentration leads to an MSN with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan.  These Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) are prepared to function as Nurse Practitioners providing primary care to families across the lifespan.

Application Deadlines

*This program admits applicants once a year

Early Decision: September 1

Final Decision: December 1

Program Contact

Name Job Title Office Email
Tonya Anderson, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, AGACNP, CNE FNP/ AG-ACNP Program Coordinator CHHS 412D


Systems/ Population nursing concentration

Nursing: Nurse Administration, M.S.N.

*This is a Distance Education program

This concentration prepares nurses for advanced practice in administrative roles such as Nurse Executive, Nurse Manager, Quality Improvement Manager, Ambulatory Care Manager, or other system-level nursing positions in community agencies, healthcare facilities, health departments, and schools of nursing.

Nursing: Community/ Public Health Nursing, M.S.N.

*This is a Distance Education program

The Community/Public Health Nursing concentration prepares nurses to assume leadership in assessing communities and populations, identifying high-risk groups, and in partnership with communities, consumers, and stakeholders, developing culturally sensitive, acceptable, and realistic community-based nursing services.

Nursing: Nurse Educator, M.S.N.

*This is a Distance Education program

This concentration focuses on preparing nurses for advanced roles as a Nurse Educator.  Graduates are prepared for positions teaching nursing in college, university, and clinical settings.  Two clinical practicum courses totaling 360 supervised hours are required.

Application Deadlines

*This program admits applicants every semester

Fall Decision: August 1

Spring Decision: December 1

Summer Decision: April 1

Program Contact

Name Job Title Office Email
Meredith Troutman-Jordan, PhD, PMHCNS-BC Systems Coordinator CHHS 444B
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